Bangladesh

Facts and Figures

Police-population ratio: 1:1073

Number of female police officers: 4804

Strength of police: 139,546

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Liberty at risk: Amending ICT law

Liberty at risk: Amending ICT law

On 23 Sep, 2013

ON September 20, 2013 the treasury bench placed a bill in parliament

Ultra-left leader killed in police ‘encounter’

Ultra-left leader killed in police ‘encounter’

On 23 Sep, 2013

A regional leader of ultra-left Gana Mukti Fauz was killed in an

Amended ICT bill placed - Highest punishment 14-year jail

Amended ICT bill placed - Highest punishment 14-year jail

On 20 Sep, 2013

Despite drawing huge criticism from different quarters, the government yesterday placed the

Cyber tribunal starts working on Adilur case

Cyber tribunal starts working on Adilur case

On 20 Sep, 2013

A Cyber Crime Tribunal in Dhaka yesterday started its formal function with

Upholding right to freedom of expression through Internet

Upholding right to freedom of expression through Internet

On 20 Sep, 2013

In Bangladesh, like in many countries of the world, the Internet has

Police to retaliate attackers, says MKA

Police to retaliate attackers, says MKA

On 20 Sep, 2013

Home minister Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir said police would in future retaliate if

Bangladesh opposition protests war crimes verdict

Bangladesh opposition protests war crimes verdict

On 19 Sep, 2013

Supporters of Bangladesh's largest Islamic party clashed with police Wednesday amid a

Possibility of further crackdown at Odhikar and government’s action to gag the voice of the most vocal human rights organisation in Bangladesh

Possibility of further crackdown at Odhikar and government’s action to gag the voice of the most vocal human rights organisation in Bangladesh

On 12 Sep, 2013

Dear friends, Odhikar’s Secretary Adilur Rahman Khan was taken to the Chief Metropolitan

Reinstatement of judicial power of exec magistrates rejected

Reinstatement of judicial power of exec magistrates rejected

On 12 Sep, 2013

The law ministry on Wednesday rejected the Cabinet Division’s proposal for the

'Anti-islam' Comments: 4 bloggers indicted

On 09 Sep, 2013

A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against four bloggers for making “derogatory

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